|Re: Building own house in cohousing||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Jenny Williams (jennyholodeck.com)|
|Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 11:39:29 -0700 (PDT)|
Manzanita Village Cohousing in Prescott, AZ allows members to build their own houses, and we still have a couple of lots left. It's nowhere near the northeast, though. But it might be worth a look (www.manzanitavillage.com). Jenny > -----Original Message----- > From: Sara Erickson [mailto:serickson [at] nc.rr.com] > Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 11:24 AM > To: Cohousing-L > Subject: Re: [C-L]_ Building own house in cohousing > > > > Matthew, > > The Solterra Community in Durham, NC allows owners to build their own > houses, there are at least two houses here that the owners built. > Each home > in our community has been separately designed and built. The designs are > submitted to the ARB (architectural review board) and have to meet the > community as well as the city/county requirements. I think that there is > one lot currently available. If interested, go to the community website: > www.solterra.net, and click on the word "here" just to the right of the > picture to send an email to our contacts person. They will be glad to > forward your email on to the lot owner. > > Good luck, > Sara > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Matthew Waugh" <mattwaugh34 [at] yahoo.com> > To: <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org> > Sent: Monday, June 15, 2009 10:04 AM > Subject: [C-L]_ Building own house in cohousing > > > > My wife and I have been investigating cohousing for several years > (mostly in > New England, but also in North Carolina and New York) and we have mostly > found that it is out of our price range. When we visited Two Echo > Cohousing > one member told us about First Day Cottages, www.firstdaycottage.com. We > would really like to build a first day cottage at cohousing, > particularly in > New England, as it is near family, but we have not found a place > where that > is possible. The only place it looks like it could have been > possible is the > Eco-Village at Ithaca in their second village but that was built when we > were just starting the process of looking into cohousing. > > Does anyone have any ideas on how this could be possible? I think that > building your own affordable home with a small footprint would > fit very well > with cohousing. I am unwilling to give up the idea of living in > community as > I think it is essential for my family and I very much want my son > to grow up > with it. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. This is very > important to > us. > > Thank you, > Matt Waugh > mattwaugh34 [at] yahoo.com > > > > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ > > > > > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ > > > >
- Building own house in cohousing Matthew Waugh, June 15 2009
- Re: Building own house in cohousing Alex Kent, June 16 2009
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